Craig Wilson and Brian Damage
Welcome to the sixth edition of This Week in Wrestling in 2017. Today, Craig previews tomorrow night’s Elimination Chamber event while Brian shares some of the most interesting pictures and videos he’s stumbled upon over the last seven days.
Craig Wilson & Brian Damage
It’s that time again as we look back at This Week in Wrestling. In this edition Craig discusses Mickie James joining NXT while Brian shares some of the more interesting pictures and videos he’s stumbled upon this week. Continue reading
This is the 75th installment of the ‘Wrestling with Sin‘ series. A group of stories that delves into the darker side of professional wrestling. Many of these stories involve such topics as sex, greed, drugs, arrests and sometimes even murder! As with every single story in the Sin series, we do not condone or condemn the alleged involved. We are simply retelling these stories that have been told throughout the years. Continue reading
Managers in pro wrestling are certainly a dying breed. At one time, almost every great heel had a manager guiding their careers. Whether it was the Grand Wizard, Bobby Heenan, J.J. Dillon, Gary Hart, Skandor Akbar, Lou Albano, Red Berry, Arnold Skaaland but it is the more obscure manager that is the focus of this piece.
Throughout the history of pro wrestling bookers and promoters have always tried to come up with new, creative and innovative ideas to generate interest in their product. Some ideas have not only succeeded…but flourished. Others were DOA from the get go. Then there are those ideas which initially were innovative…but for various reasons….faded away. Those are the focus of this latest series of posts titled ‘Great Ideas That Didn’t Last’.
‘Well That Didn’t Work’ returns to the blog today. Previously we’ve looked at The Undertaker v Undertaker feud, the NWA invasion of the WWE and The Brawl for All and many more.
In this edition, Craig looks at the WWF’s first attempt at a Tuesday PPV, namely ‘This Tuesday in Texas’ from 1991.
Craig Wilson & Jamie Lithgow
‘Monday Night Wars’ continues with the episodes of Raw and Nitro from 12 October 1998. There’s an 8 man Intercontinental Title tournament on Raw after Triple H is stripped of the belt. Over on Nitro there was main event of dream match proportions as former ‘Blade Runners’ partners Sting and Warrior teamed up to face Hollywood Hogan and Bret Hart.
All this and more as Monday Night Wars continues… Continue reading